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Fredrick "Fred" C. Hollenbeck

Fredrick "Fred" C. Hollenbeck

Fredrick Hollenbeck died peacefully with his wife by his side on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at his home in Menomonie, WI.   It was their 36th Wedding Anniversary.

Fred was born July 18, 1948 in Fairmount, Indiana to Raymond and Mildred (Cohran) Hollenbeck; he graduated in 1969 with a B.S. Degree in Business from Marion College, in Indiana and moved to Exland, WI and farmed for several years.   After selling his farm, Fred worked for a number of years as a consumer loan officer.

He met Lucy Lammer in 1983, moved to Menomonie where they married in 1985.  Lucy and Fred have two daughters, Megan Elizabeth Hollenbeck, and Abigail Rose Lynn (Zack) Pickard.

Fred was known for his charismatic personality, his big smile, and his kindness to others.  He loved fly fishing, hunting and doting on his daughters.

Fred is survived by his wife, daughters, his brother Jon Hollenbeck, brother-in-laws: John M. Lammer, Patrick (Jayne) Lammer and his sister- in -laws: Lorrie Lammer, Jennifer (Michael) Townsend and Becca (Tom) Massey and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by two sisters, his parents, sister-in-law Lynn Lammer and his in-laws, John F. and Willa B. Lammer.

A Celebration of Fred’s life will be held from 5:00 t0 7:00 PM Wednesday June 23, 2021 at the Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie 

In lieu of flowers a donation can be made in Fred’s memory, to the Dunn County Fish and Game Youth Fishing and Hunting programs.






A Celebration of Fred's life will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 PM Wednesday June 23, 2021 at Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie.


  1. Thomas Massey

    Just became aware of Fred's passing today
    with sadness. After it had a little time to settle
    in my mind, the sadness transformed into
    a great appreciation for having Fred in my life. It amazed me to consider that vertually every time I spoke or met with Fred, that I came away feeling better about the world. Was the effect
    of his always being kind to me and others around us!

  2. RJ Massey

    Fred would give you the shirt of his back. His laugh genuine, deep and rippling to others to be shared. Your light is missed.

  3. Todd and Dana Leipnitz

    Our hearts go out to your entire family Lucy. Fred touched many hearts by his kindness and big smile. We are glad you and Fred stopped on the side of road the other day to visit with us. God gained an amazing man! Prayers for you all.

  4. Linda Scott

    Lots of wonderful memories of a warm and caring man
    Thoughts and prayers to you and the family

  5. Whitman Family

    Sincere Sympathy...Fred was such a nice person. He was fun to work with and see at the store. He made us smile just by always sharing his! ????

  6. Roxanne Strand-Keck

    Lucy and family. So sorry to hear of Fred's passing. Sure lived working with him at Culver's and seeing him at Lammer's. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  7. Michael Lammer

    Love that smile, so typical of Fred. Warm smile, open heart, easy to laugh, twinkle in his eye. RIP Fred

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